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by jayt
Tue Feb 01, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: nosebleeds
Replies: 17
Views: 10777

I escaped without a nosebleed but got a horrible one at the decompression due to a hug gone wrong. :) Turns out that a combination of afrin, saline spray, and vaseline did the trick. Inasmuch as the former shrinks swollen membranes, I figured it would help. It's truly evil stuff, though - addicting,...
by jayt
Thu Sep 09, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Temple Burn Protocol
Replies: 144
Views: 41699

ok, i realize i'm wearing my baggage on my sleeve when i say this, but . . . being a hardcore introvert, i'm used to having reverent and private moments amidst a bunch noisy and obnoxious yahoos. That's every single day for me. i didn't expect any aspect of burning man to be any different, and it wa...
by jayt
Thu Sep 02, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Is it time to leave yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 9618

my first burn as welll . . . can't leave until tonight (thurs) and will arrive early friday am. my boyfriend decided, at the last minute, that he didn't feel he could afford to miss a thurs evening class, dammit! (but good for him for not giving into to my whining). is it even going to be worth it? ...
by jayt
Thu Aug 26, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: nosebleeds
Replies: 17
Views: 10777

great advice, thanks all!
by jayt
Tue Aug 24, 2004 5:23 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: nosebleeds
Replies: 17
Views: 10777

nosebleeds

Any tips for dealing with them/avoiding them on the playa? Since I'm already prone to them, high-altitude + dust + heat makes me a bit nervous. Commonsense suggests coating the inside of the nose with vaseline, using saline solution to make sure the sinuses don't get too dry, staying hydrated in gen...

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